Mother, son held with ‘Yaba pills, hemp’ in Chattogram
Publish- February 23, 2020, 10:10 PM
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Update- February 23, 2020, 10:13 PM
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a woman and her son reportedly along with Yaba pills and hemp from Khulshi area of the port city on Sunday.
The arrestees were identified as Hosne-ara Begum, 45, wife of Md Momin, and their son Sumon, 20.
Assistant Director (Media) of Rab -7 Assistant Superintendent of Police Mahmudul Hasan Mamun said they conducted a drive at the residence of one Abdul Malek Mia at Motijharna around 1pm following a tip-off and arrested the duo.
During the drive, 1,505 Yaba pills, 3.3 kg hemp and Tk 566,960 in cash were seized from their possession, he said.
“The duo confessed that they had long been involved in drug peddling in bordering areas of Chattogram,” the ASP added.
There are five cases filed against Hosne-ara with Khulshi Police Station while her son is accused in three cases filed with different police stations, he said.
A fresh narcotic case was also filed against them.